Frequently Asked Questions
Your Top Questions, Answered.
If you were injured because of someone else’s negligence, in a car accident, by a doctor or mesothelioma, you may have a personal injury case. Everyone’s case is different, so you should talk to a qualified personal injury, accident attorney as soon as possible. Oklahoma has a two (2) year statute of limitation period on most negligence cases. Whether you are badly injured, hurt or a loved one has died, Gilpin Law will talk to you and investigate at no charge. Your consultation is always free.
Everyone has to take proper or reasonable care when doing something. If they fail to act with reasonable care and another person(s) is injured as a result, then they were negligent. This applies to car or truck drivers, doctors, hospitals, product manufacturers, retailers or anyone or any corporation that has a responsibility to behave or conduct themselves in a certain or safe way. When someone is careless, reckless or acts outside the law and regulations, different statutes of limitation apply (time deadline) within which you must bring a lawsuit or settle the matter. Gilpin Law provides aggressive representation on their cases and does not let cases wait around. Contact an experienced injury lawyer as soon as possible. Someone could be found negligent if their mistakes injure others, cause harm, or the death of another.
Short answer – it depends on how quickly we get started, the Court and the parties in any lawsuit. Lawsuits can take as little as a few months to as long as a couple of years. It’s best to talk to an experienced attorney as soon as possible to evaluate and begin the process soon after a deadly incident, injury or diagnosis. Gilpin Law is aggressive in moving its cases to their best conclusion. Our cases don’t sit on the shelf. An experienced lawyer can give you a clearer picture of your case’s timeframe. It’s helpful to talk to a local lawyer familiar with your type of case.
Gilpin Law Office and Tim Gilpin always provide a free consultation. Most of our cases are taken on a contingency basis and we earn no fee unless your case is won. If your case is successful, a contingency fee means a percentage of the recovered amount is the attorney fee.
An experienced injury lawyer will consult with you and evaluate your case. Each case is different, but 34 plus years of settling, mediating and doing jury trials for clients gives Gilpin Law an advantage you can use. After talking with you and gathering some facts, Gilpin Law can give you a solid basis as to what you can expect in damages and the compensation you are owed for your injuries or loved one’s death.